The source code for the Command Module and Lunar Module has been scanned and posted online for all to enjoy.
Paul Graham expounds on the schedules of makers and managers, describing how poorly timed meetings can be detrimental to the productivity of the maker.
It’s the 40th anniversary of man landing on the moon. Kottke has created a giant Apollo 11 post with links to photos, videos and loads of other information related to the event. In related news, I have an copy of the Globe and Mail’s moon landing issue, which I’ve been meaning to scan for awhile. The interesting thing about it, is the front page headline which was printed in large green type.
Newspaper Club is developing a service to help people print their own newspapers. It doesn’t necessarily mean a traditional newspaper per se, but anything with ink on newsprint. It sounds like an amazing idea to me, hopefully they can make a successful go of things.
Pages is shutting down in Toronto. It’s quite a shame, it was definitely one of my favourite bookstores, and always one of my stops along Queen St. I also discovered that Shipley Books on Charing Cross Road, in London, was forced to shutdown this year. Hopefully, both are able to find affordable spaces to continue operation, or we’ll just continue the march towards big box store hell.
Dual Perspectives is an ongoing series of articles examining the future of technology and the web.
Awful Library Books brings us the best of the worst books held in public libraries.
95 percent of opinions withheld on visit to family. Yet another spot on article from the Onion.